World Mental Health Day

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Today is World Mental Health Day 💜 !

There is a strong connection between your dental health and your mental health with the following being some of the signs and symptoms: gum disease, bruxism, mouth ulcers, chipped or cracked teeth, stained yellow teeth... 
For example, if your gums are bleeding and are inflamed, they could be indicating more than a simple linear story of poor hygiene. You could be suffering from periodontal – advanced gum diseases which in turn could be a warning sign for other diseases like diabetes, blood-pressure, heart disease, pneumonia, lung disease and osteoporosis.

For more information on how your teeth, health and mental state are linked, the warning signs and how to reduce the risks see the following links and ensure you visit your dentist & hygienist AT LEAST once a year to ensure optimum oral health:

  

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